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Finding peace through dying, death and bereavement St Helena chaplain, Terry, shares some of his thoughts following his first year working in the spiritual care team at the hospice. Part…
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The benefits of therapeutic touch at end of life This presentation demonstrates some complementary therapy techniques to enable a relaxed mind-set, improved symptom control and wellbeing. Complementary therapy is a…
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Ending Life's Taboo
12/05/2021   4pm
Ending Life's Taboo For the young, death doesn't seem to be a reality. But when faced with being told you have a terminal illness everything comes crashing down. Imagine you…
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Safe Harbour – reaching out to underserved groups in the last year of life This talk will outline the Safe Harbour Project and the work we are doing to increase…
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Making your Living Will
10/05/2021   6pm
Making your Living Will Have you prepared for your end of life and made your wishes known to others? This short talk with Mark Jarman-Howe, St Helena Hospice's chief executive,…
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"We’re all going to die, so let’s really talk about death." Toby and Josh speak have an open and frank conversation about grief and the importance of talking about dying…
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5k May
01/05/2021 - 31/05/2021
5k May We've teamed up with the creators of the 5k lockdown challenge, Run For Heroes, to bring you 5k May! Participate in a 5k during the month of May…
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Vitality 10k 2021
Vitality 10k 2021 Sadly, it is not possible to stage the Vitality London 10,000 in central London on its scheduled date of Monday 31 May 2021, so the organisers&nbsp;are looking…
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Contact Information

To contact the St Helena Fundraising team, please telephone 01206 931 468 or email , Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.


To contact the St Helena Retail team, for enquiries about our shops, donation centre and house clearance service please telephone 01206 890 165.


24 hour advice: SinglePoint 01206 890 360

SinglePoint is a 24/7 advice and support helpline which helps to coordinate an individual’s care with the hospice. SinglePoint also works alongside other healthcare services such as GPs, Community Nurses or Specialists.

The Hospice

To contact a patient at The Hospice please find the address and telephone number below. Phone calls can be made to patients at any time of the day or week. You can contact Inpatient Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Hospice, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, C04 9JU

Telephone: 01206 845 566

Hospice in the Home

You can contact The Hospice in the Home Team Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Colchester/Halstead team
Telephone: 01206 845 566

Tendring community team
Telephone: 01255 221 222

Day Therapies

You can contact the Joan Tomkins Centre (Colchester) Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Telephone: 01206 848 163

Fax: 01206 752 245

You can contact the St Helena Tendring Centre (Clacton) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01255 221 222

Tendring Centre Postcode for Sat Navs: CO15 1EU

Human Resources

The HR Team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Finance Team

To contact the St Helena Finance Team please telephone 01206 931 450 Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Volunteer Services Team

The Volunteer Services team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, please phone the Marketing and Communications team directly on 01206 931 464

Patient Referrals

If you, or a member of your family has a life-limiting illness and would like to discuss whether St Helena care services can help, you can contact the SinglePoint telephone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01206 890 360

Bereavement Support

To contact the St Helena Bereavement Support team please telephone the bereavement helpline: 01206 984 274, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Learning and Development Centre

The Learning and Development Centre is open Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and can be contacted on 01206 851 560

Service User Group

For more information on the St Helena Service User Group please contact Chair, Ken Aldred on 01206 751 397

Facilities Hire Enquiries

01206 851560


To contact the Lottery team please call 0800 285 1390 or visit the website here, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

If you would like to write to or visit the Lottery team, the address is: Your Hospice Lottery Office Unit 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS.

Comment, compliment or complaint

Feedback, comments and complaints about St Helena care and support services may be made verbally or in writing to: Director of Care, St Helena, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. To speak to a member of our team, call 01206 845 566